The Saudi Arabia link isn’t the smoking gun some were hoping for.
There is a long tradition of trusting candidates with classified information.
Trump and Clinton promise to defeat terrorism. But it’s very difficult to stop a motivated mass murderer.
Opponents of Turkey’s strongman have only solidified his position.
Moscow is no longer the capital of an evil empire. Why is Washington stuck in a Cold War mindset?
She showed little respect for the law—and probably compromised classified information.
A blanket ban on Muslims goes too far, but pausing travel from some countries is a sensible idea.
Europe invented the public square. Now it’s closing it down.
The Orlando shooting was a horrific crime. But larger trends suggest that the threat of mass attacks is receding.
A forthcoming report will downplay the bloody consequences.
If Hillary wins the White House, expect Victoria Nuland to be at her side.
The foreign-policy establishment marks 15 years of failure in the War on Terror.
Intelligence agencies have struggled to be worthy of their name.
Federal agencies relentlessly pursue suspected whistleblowers, while self-serving politicians escape punishment.
The revelation that an Israeli firm cracked the iPhone raises questions about state-corporate espionage.
Trump seems unwilling to embrace neoconservative hawkishness. Will Republicans return to noninterventionism?
Michael Hayden makes headlines condemning practices he readily enabled.
The State Department’s new weapon in the fight against extremists? College students.
Islamist strongman Recep Tayyip Erdoğan relies on sketchily attributed terrorism to consolidate power and disrupt Syria.
Letting the government bypass iPhone security measures won’t stop terrorists—or make you safer.